Sauces

Pesto Sauce

Yields 1 cup

Prep Time: 1 minute

Blend Time: 45 seconds

 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh basil leaves (from about 3 large bunches)
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts, walnuts, or almonds, untoasted
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt, to taste

Directions 

  1. ADD basil, nuts, and garlic to the Cosori Pro Blender.
  2. PULSE 9 to 10 times.
  3. SCRAPE down the sides of the container with a spatula and secure the lid.
  4. REMOVE the cap on the lid and slowly add in the oil on low speed. Place cap back on lid.
  5. BLEND on “HI” for 15 seconds.
  6. ADD Parmesan cheese and blend on “HI” until smooth, about 15 seconds.
  7. SEASON to taste with salt.

Lemon Dressing

Yields 2 cups

Prep Time: 1 minute

Blend Time: 20 seconds

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons shallot
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1½ cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD the lemon juice, Dijon mustard, shallot, garlic, and honey to the Cosori Pro Blender.
  2. BLEND on “HI” for 10 seconds.
  3. REMOVE the cap on the lid and slowly add in the oil on low speed. Place cap back on lid.
  4. BLEND on “HI” for 10 seconds.
  5. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

Chimichurri Paste

Yields 1¼ cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Blend Time: 40 seconds

 

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 cup flat leaf parsley
  • ¾ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh oregano leaves  
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled  
  • ½ jalapeño
  • ¾ cup oil
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD the vinegar, lemon juice, onion, parsley, cilantro, oregano, garlic, and jalapeño into the blender.
  2. PULSE 9 to 10 times.
  3. SCRAPE down the sides of the container with a spatula and secure the lid.
  4. PULSE another 10 times.
  5. REMOVE the cap on the lid and slowly add in the oil on low speed. Place cap back on lid.
  6. BLEND on “HI” for 10 seconds.
  7. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

Apple Sauce

Yields 2 servings  

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Blend Time: 3 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 4 apples, seeded, cored, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

Directions 

  1. CUT AND CORE the apples.
  2. ADD all the ingredients to the Cosori Pro Blender and blend until smooth, or desired consistency is reached, about 1 to 2 minutes. If too thick, add, by the teaspoon, apple juice. If too thin, add another apple.

Pesto Sauce

Yields 1 cup

Prep Time: 1 minute

Blend Time: 45 seconds

 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh basil leaves (from about 3 large bunches)
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts, walnuts, or almonds, untoasted
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt, to taste

Directions 

  1. ADD basil, nuts, and garlic to the Cosori Personal Blender.
  2. PULSE 9 to 10 times.
  3. SCRAPE down the sides of the container with a spatula, add the oil, and secure the lid.
  4. BLEND for 15 seconds.
  5. ADD Parmesan cheese and blend again until smooth, about 15 seconds.
  6. SEASON to taste with salt. 

Lemon Dressing

Yields 2 cups

Prep Time: 1 minute

Blend Time: 25 seconds

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons shallot
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1½ cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD the lemon juice, Dijon mustard, shallot, garlic, and honey to the Cosori Personal Blender.
  2. BLEND for 10 seconds.
  3. ADD in the oil and blend for an additional 10 to 15 seconds.  
  4. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.

Chimichurri Paste

Yields 1¼ cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Blend Time: 35 seconds

 

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 cup flat leaf parsley
  • ¾ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh oregano leaves  
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled  
  • ½ jalapeño
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. ADD the vinegar, lemon juice, onion, parsley, cilantro, oregano, garlic, and jalapeño into the blender.
  2. PULSE 9 to 10 times.
  3. SCRAPE down the sides of the container with a spatula and secure the lid.
  4. PULSE another 10 times.
  5. ADD the olive oil and secure the lid.
  6. BLEND for 10 to 15 seconds.
  7. SEASON to taste with salt and pepper.